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Summer Love - Victory Brewing Company

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1,667 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,667
Reviews: 361
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.4%
Wants: 49
Gots: 174 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Composition
Malt: imported 2 row German malts

Hops: whole flower Tettnang Tettnang, Simcoe and Citra hops

ABV: 5.2%

Flavor
With the sublime, earthy familiarity of noble European hops backed up by fresh, clean German malts, Summer Love Ale ends with a surprising burst of lemony refreshment from fistfuls of American whole flower hops. Love Summer, now.

(Beer added by: Soonami on 07-11-2010)
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Ratings: 1,667 | Reviews: 361 | Display Reviews Only:
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cvengeance

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-06-2014 03:54:36 | More by cvengeance
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dacrza1

New Jersey

2.58/5  rDev -30.8%

DATE REVIEWED: August 1, 2014... GLASSWARE: pint... OCCASION: finding a new favorite show in Drunk History at State College...APPEARANCE: pale, almost wan, weak yellow car body; pillowy white, single-finger head that thins rather quickly... AROMA: sharp banana; damp yeasts with some funk--a wet blanket? noticeably light malt scents--not very alluring ... PALATE: medium-bodied; oily and palpably gritty; smooths out over the course of the glass draining; refreshing overall ... TASTE: light, spritzy lemon; a bit doughy for an ale; the funk in the aroma bleeds into the taste--odd dish detergent lingers... OVERALL: an oddly spotty offering from Victory--sharp and slightly abrasive with the overall experience rounding out the profile with some acceptance, but a mix of scents and tastes that do not seem to coexist peacefully... light enough to fit the season, but not large enough to occupy attention or demand a revisit....

08-05-2014 22:48:40 | More by dacrza1
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-05-2014 19:43:55 | More by ArtZan
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HeavyDandtheGirls

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

08-05-2014 13:48:19 | More by HeavyDandtheGirls
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Caylea


3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-05-2014 13:35:05 | More by Caylea
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Arch578

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-05-2014 13:08:24 | More by Arch578
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Kvnjander

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-04-2014 21:36:25 | More by Kvnjander
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Beermazter310

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

08-04-2014 17:39:03 | More by Beermazter310
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WarrenGofstein

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-04-2014 17:17:04 | More by WarrenGofstein
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Antg8989

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -33%

08-03-2014 19:25:32 | More by Antg8989
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lakopite

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-03-2014 19:05:15 | More by lakopite
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zachpaschal

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

08-03-2014 17:25:39 | More by zachpaschal
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-03-2014 06:41:20 | More by schnarr84
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Wdoler


4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-03-2014 04:35:15 | More by Wdoler
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flagbearer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-03-2014 04:30:51 | More by flagbearer
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rdoggg

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

08-03-2014 02:34:37 | More by rdoggg
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-03-2014 01:43:52 | More by kvgomps
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Jockamo32


5/5  rDev +34%

08-02-2014 18:14:41 | More by Jockamo32
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ggacmi

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

08-02-2014 12:27:50 | More by ggacmi
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BradStokley

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-02-2014 01:01:33 | More by BradStokley
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.7/5  rDev -0.8%

Draft pour at the wonderful Duckworth's, Park Road in Charlotte, NC...

Pours a lovely golden color with sticky white lacing. Super light brew - and dry as a bone. At 5.2% this is a great little session ale, easy enough for everyone and complex enough that I found it entertaining. Very nice summer brew - if you're going to be out on a boat, at the beach, wherever - this wouldn't be a bad choice. Give it a shot - nice beer.

08-01-2014 00:40:25 | More by Mantooth
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csoult

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-31-2014 17:52:16 | More by csoult
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

3.65/5  rDev -2.1%

Girlfriend got me a single of this in a mixed pack, actually drank it on the beach.

I must say for a Summer/Blonde its pretty tastey. Seemed to have a little bit of a noble hop bite, kinda grassy, which I dug, nice and carbonated, much tastier than a Bud/PBR/ect. Had a more present malt body than would be expected, nice and bready. I probably would normally purchase something local/cheaper if going in this category but its one of the better "summer beers" out there. Quite quaffable.

07-31-2014 15:28:07 | More by BigCheese
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tastesogood

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-31-2014 08:18:31 | More by tastesogood
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goochpunch

Texas

3.38/5  rDev -9.4%

Pours out a brassy gold with a moderately sized head. Smell is grainy with an odd hop smell. Hops have an herbal scent. I'm assuming that it's also the hops, but I'm picking up an odd, brothy aroma. Kind of like onion skins. Not feeling the smell. Taste is an improvement. Solid herbal/floral hops with a cracker grain malt body. Finish is clean, with slight ale yeast fruitiness. Mouthfeel is moderate overall. Overall this isn't bad, except for the weird aroma.

07-31-2014 02:53:17 | More by goochpunch
Summer Love from Victory Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,667 ratings.